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... The other reason for having the results on paper, is that if you see new Drs., many won't just accept your verbal account of a test being high, they want to see it in writing to believe it (I know, very annoying) and have a copy for your chart for future reference. So just start a notebook for all your labs, xrays, consult reports, etc. as this could be a long process and the... (8 replies)
... It may help also if you start a journal of your day to day pain, activities, feelings and don't forget the weather. Take it to your doctor visit, it may be useful as a tool to aid in your diagnosis and for your sanity. As well as you may find what activities to stay away from. And please keep in mind Lupus is different for every person, we may have similar issues but no two... (8 replies)
... I'm so sorry, I'd overlooked your listing chest pain, which Ladybug just cited, so I too hope you have a useful talk with your rheumatologist ASAP. (8 replies)

... The pain in deep breathing is likely to be pleurisy, one of the critertia on the list of 11. If you get your other lab results, feel free to post them with the reference ranges for comment and help in interpretation. I hope your Dr. will go ahead and do anything additional she can now to avoid the wait. I'm not sure what she is waiting for, and since treatment often takes 3... (8 replies)
... P.S. I forgot to ask whether your thryoid levels were checked. Thyroid disorders can cause many of the same symptoms as milder lupus. Because they can co-exist with lupus, it makes sense to have them checked, too. (8 replies)
... When I was about 33, I was having episodes of sudden onset tachycardia and PVCs (fast heart rate and "skipped beats". Developed migratory, bilateral joint pains involving sacroiliac joints, knees, shoulders, clavicles, wrists, then came frequent pleurisy (sharp chest pains on deep inspiration), severe fatigue, migraine headaches, and an itchy sun exposure rash. I tested... (10 replies)
... Hello all, I am brand new to this forum and just got diagnosed with Lupus last week. Some background info: I have hypothyroidism--on meds and under control--but didn't show Antithyroid antibodies (TPOAb). Had my 1st pregnancy followed by miscarriage in March (5 months ago). Six weeks ago, I was perfectly normal and healthy. Then, I woke up one morning, with the left... (3 replies)
IBS and Lupus
May 4, 2012
... Hi Veej, thanks for your response. My stomach problems have been on-going from my 30's but the last 2 years it has been almost unbearable! Some of my numbers are as follows: antiextractable nuclear Ag RNP antibodies is 7.2 Anti-dsDNA antibodies is negative, equivocal, positive, sed rate is 17, antinuclear antibodies IFA is negative, borderline,positive, homogenous pattern... (5 replies)
... The page with the Anti Nuclear Antibody Screen has the word Positive under the Abnormal part of the chart!! ... (1 replies)
Lab Question
Sep 24, 2011
... dsDNA because it probably depends a lot of what your lab reports as normal. But I have read that if it's positive then it doesn't matter what the reading is. But I could be wrong. ... (7 replies)
Lab Question
Sep 23, 2011
... If both tests are positive is it more than likely lupus? ... (7 replies)
Frustrated......
Jun 19, 2008
... Ro is one of the major Lupus antibodies and it is heavily associated with sun sensitivity and rashes. Just because the dsdna is o.k. ... (13 replies)
... Speckeled and Nucleolar. Positive SSA and positive SSb, Anti Ro and Anti La. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, Thanks for your help with the site. I am a bit technology challenged. I made a mistake with the garbage diagnosis as differentiated connective tissue it should be Undifferentiated connective tissue disease. My labs are as follows on 7-7-06 Anti-Nuclear AB Titer positive ANA pattern speckled 1:80 WBC alittle low 4.0 All other CBC stuff... (1 replies)
... I received the results of my blood work today and am having trouble understanding what they mean. The problem I am having is that my results are given in "whole numbers" and everything I've seen/read about interpreting the results, gives them in "titers" or simply as "positive/negative" without giving a range. Does anyone know of a web site that I can use to figure my... (2 replies)
Sun sensitivity?
Apr 28, 2005
... My ANA was positive and dsDNA borderline. I have yet to figure out what is causing my flares...it's so exasperating. ... (11 replies)
Antinuclear AB
Nov 22, 2004
... No one test definitely indicates Lupus however some test or given more weight in regards to the diagnosis than others. A positive ANA is a test that shows some type of autoimmune disorder going on in the body. It can also show up in the body of healthy individuals. ... (1 replies)
Help please!!!!!!!
May 27, 2004
... In april I had an ANA that came back negative. It said dsdna was a low positive. Is that possible? ... (7 replies)
... Lupus diagnosis is based on a combination of symptoms and labs. The anti dsDNA is specific for lupus, but people with this antibody almost always have a positive ANA as well. Was an ANA done? ... (1 replies)
... I am 29, white male. After severe symptoms, my neurologist sent me to do ANA and it turns out positive, 1:160 speckled. They automatically did Anti dsDNA (negative), Anti nRNP/Sm < 2.0 , Anti Smith < 2.0 Symptoms include: - Weakness/sensitivity on the right side of the face and right side of the body. Pain and sensitivity in the right eye. - Feeling less conscious... (5 replies)


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